Posts tagged "tony allen"

Catch n' Shoot: May 8, 2011 -- Lakers on Wrong Side of History, Rondo's Elbow, Allen's Shutdown D

#2 Heat 81#3 Celtics 97Heat lead series 2-1Box Score | Recap #2 Lakers 98#3 Mavs 92Mavs lead series 3-0Box Score | Recap #4 Thunder 93#8 Grizzlies 101 OTGrizz lead series 2-1Box Score | Recap Lakers are done (Matt Moore, Eye on Basketball). When the Lakers first lost four straight in the regular season, I scoffed... Read more »

Horny Notes: April 21, 2011 -- Plays of the Year, Deng's 1st Half Brick-iness, Korver's Gun-Shy-iness, Method to D-Rose Penetration Madness

Horny Notes: April 21, 2011 -- Plays of the Year, Deng's 1st Half Brick-iness, Korver's Gun-Shy-iness, Method to D-Rose Penetration Madness
BullsTV posted their Plays of the Year. Highlights of Ronnie Brewer, Joakim Noah, Kyle Korver, Luol Deng, Carlos Boozer, C.J. Watson, Taj Gibson, Brian Scalabrine, and one or two Derrick Rose plays, called by the — ahem — always objective and serene Stacey King, Neil Funk, Chuck Swirsky, and Bill Wennington: The Bulls won 11... Read more »

Catch n' Shoot: April 13, 2011 -- Pruiti's Playoff Previews, Kobe & the Homophobic F-Word, Why LeBron is MVP

Catch n' Shoot: April 13, 2011 -- Pruiti's Playoff Previews, Kobe & the Homophobic F-Word, Why LeBron is MVP
For the best NBA playoff previews, go to NBAPlaybook.com. Sebastian Pruiti posted his complete Bulls-Pacers preview — which I reviewed — and is currently working on Heat-76ers and Celtics-Knicks. The West is shaping a bit more, as all NBA teams play on Wednesday, the final night of the season (Zach Lowe, The Point Forward): 1.)... Read more »
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Catch n' Shoot: March 31, 2011 -- The 'Rip Move' Scam, Wall's Lost Mind, Inside Points/FT Prejudice

Catch n' Shoot: March 31, 2011 -- The 'Rip Move' Scam, Wall's Lost Mind, Inside Points/FT Prejudice
The “rip move” is a clever way for scorers to exploit a bad NBA rule with no purpose but to produce cheap points. I empathize with Royce Young (Daily Thunder), but a defender striking a shooter is not the same as a ball handler forcing his body through the stationary arm of a defender. The... Read more »

Catch n' Shoot: March 9, 2011 -- Bulls Favored to Win East, Heat Lose Fifth Straight, Brad Miller's Disaster Night, NBPA Argument With Owners' Data

Catch n' Shoot: March 9, 2011 -- Bulls Favored to Win East, Heat Lose Fifth Straight, Brad Miller's Disaster Night, NBPA Argument With Owners' Data
Horace Grant reminisces 1991. Bulls are 2:1 favorites to win the East, according to Hollinger’s postseason odds on Wednesday morning, with the Celtics at 3:1. He also has the Bulls and Lakers a little worse than 4:1 to win it all, with the Lakers at 19.6% and the Bulls at 18.5%. Matt Olsen offered up... Read more »

JJ Traded for Heat 1st Round Draft Pick; Cap Room Now Near $3 Million

JJ Traded for Heat 1st Round Draft Pick; Cap Room Now Near $3 Million
The Bulls traded James Johnson to Toronto on Tuesday for a Raptors for a first-round draft pick, K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune tweeted: .bbpBox40181865688207360 {background:url(http://a2.twimg.com/profile_background_images/35669026/dunk_small.jpg) #000000;padding:20px;} p.bbpTweet{background:#fff;padding:10px 12px 10px 12px;margin:0;min-height:48px;color:#000;font-size:18px !important;line-height:22px;-moz-border-radius:5px;-webkit-border-radius:5px} p.bbpTweet span.metadata{display:block;width:100%;clear:both;margin-top:8px;padding-top:12px;height:40px;border-top:1px solid #fff;border-top:1px solid #e6e6e6} p.bbpTweet span.metadata span.author{line-height:19px} p.bbpTweet span.metadata span.author img{float:left;margin:0 7px 0 0px;width:38px;height:38px} p.bbpTweet a:hover{text-decoration:underline}p.bbpTweet span.timestamp{font-size:12px;display:block} James Johnson has been... Read more »
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Bulls Apparently Need a More Hard-Nosed Bank for Airplane Poker Games

Bulls Apparently Need a More Hard-Nosed Bank for Airplane Poker Games
The Bulls are interested in Tony Allen and Anthony Parker, Alex Kennedy reported Thursday at HoopsWorld, adding “sources close to the situation say that the team is more interested in acquiring a veteran shooting guard that can be had at a relatively cheap price.” Both guards are Chicago natives who play strong defensive and neither... Read more »

Catch n' Shoot: December 14, 2010

Dennis Rodman for 2011 Hall of Fame Class is on Facebook. Like it! Scottie Pippen wrote an article for Bulls.com supporting his bid. Let’s get this out of the way: the MVP “conversation” doesn’t extend far past Dirk Nowitzki and Deron Williams. Only as far as Dwight Howard and Amar’e Stou_emire. Amar’e's team matches up... Read more »